#Afghanistan

  • Article: The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee
    Girls & Women

    The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    35 years ago, Gula’s piercing eyes graced National Geographic’s cover. Read more

  • Article: Germany Is Paying Asylum Seekers Thousands of Dollars to Go Back Home
    Citizenship

    Germany Is Paying Asylum Seekers Thousands of Dollars to Go Back Home

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 5, 2017

    Deportation with a “friendly face.” Read more

  • Article: Why Millions of Afghan Girls Are Out of School 16 Years After Taliban Rule
    Girls & Women

    Why Millions of Afghan Girls Are Out of School 16 Years After Taliban Rule

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    41% of schools still don’t have buildings, so classes are held in tents — if they’re lucky. Read more

  • Article: A Gay Man In Afghanistan Fears For His Life As Refugee Application Is Delayed In Canada
    Citizenship

    A Gay Man In Afghanistan Fears For His Life As Refugee Application Is Delayed In Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 4, 2017

    Should the government intervene if it means saving a life? Read more

  • Article: Sweden Is Sending This 106-Year-Old Asylum-Seeker Back to Afghanistan
    Citizenship

    Sweden Is Sending This 106-Year-Old Asylum-Seeker Back to Afghanistan

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 5, 2017

    Civilian deaths in the Afghan war just reached a new high, but Sweden considers her province “safe.” Read more

  • Article: 13 Photos That Show What Life Is Really Like in Afghanistan
    Citizenship

    13 Photos That Show What Life Is Really Like in Afghanistan

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 25, 2017

    The US invasion is in its 17th year. Read more

  • Article: Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That
    Girls & Women

    Afghan Women's Names Aren't Used in Public; But These Women Want to Change That

    July 31, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Our society is full of injustice for women, basically everything is taboo for women." Read more

  • Article: Those Afghan Girls Who Built a Robot? They Just Won Silver Medals
    Girls & Women

    Those Afghan Girls Who Built a Robot? They Just Won Silver Medals

    By Colleen Curry|July 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “I still can’t believe this happened.” Read more